PetrSU at the 10th Eurasian Economic Forum of Youth
The 10th Eurasian Economic Forum of Youth “Russia – Asia – Africa – Latin America: the Economy of Mutual Trust” took place in Ural State Economic University (Ekaterinburg) with the support of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia, Federal Agency for Youth Affairs, Government of Sverdlovsk Oblast, Diplomatic Academy of Russia. Altogether the Forum featured 572 works, of which 130 were selected for the finals. The prizes were awarded to 43 contestants, among whom is Master degree student of the Institute of History, Political and Social Sciences Dmitry Saveliev.
The mission of the Forum is to strengthen the trust between countries, broaden cooperation in education, culture, science, and technologies, and eliminate barriers in communication. This year the Forum convened over 3 500 people from 72 countries, 70 regions of Russia, representatives of 126 universities from all over the world, 365 experts, 17 heads of diplomatic missions of foreign states to Russia. Petrozavodsk State University was represented by the Head of the Department of Foreign Languages for Humanities Irina Abramova and the 1st year Master degree student of the IHPSS Dmitry Saveliev.
Irina Abramova took part in the work of the expert committee on assessment and ranging research in the English language presented at the International Contest of Young Scientists and Students “Social and Cultural Ties as the Basis of Trust-Based Relations in Economy” held within the ongress of economists. The contest was held in two stages: the first online stage featured written research papers in two nominations “Historical and Cultural Ties as an Instrument for Enhancing Understanding and Development of Economic Cooperation” and “Impact of Russian Culture on Social and Economic Development of Countries and Regions”.
At the final stage of the contest, the committee assessed 10 oral reports made by students from the universities of Cuba, Ural Federal University, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Ural State Economic University, Ural Pedagogic University, as well as PetrSU. In tight competition with future experts in economics the Master student Dmitry Saveliev took the third place with his report “Socio-Economic Development in the Republic of Karelia: Influence of Russian Culture”.
The Department of Foreign Languages for Humanities expresses its gratitude to the Director of the Institute of History, Political and Social Sciences Sergey Verigin and the Chairman of Students’ Union Aleksey Butenko for the help in arranging participation of the Master degree student.